Wade Gates has wrapped up a 22-year run at BCW/Burson-Marsteller for the director of organizational communications post at Amazon in Seattle.
At the WPP unit, Gates handled government relations, financial affairs, CSR, litigation communications and issues management.
He led corporate responses to bankruptcies, mergers/acquisitions, layoffs, regulatory inquiries and incidents/emergencies.
Prior to BCW, Gates was director of corporate affairs at Beal Aerospace surrounding its operations in North America, the Caribbean and South America.
He was senior director at Temerlin McClain/BSMG.
Mar. 23, 2022, by Joe Honick
No doubt about the talent and record of Mr. Gates or why Amazon would want him. Having worked much of the PR field, I had to be fascinated by his new title and simply wonder what it means. Best of luck of course.